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Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-N.Y.)

  • District: 17th District, Rockland and part of Westchester counties -- White Plains, Peekskill
  • Residence: Harrison
  • Born: July 5, 1937; Bronx, N.Y.
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Family: Husband, Stephen Lowey; three children
  • Education: Mount Holyoke College, B.A. 1955-59 (political science)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: N.Y. assistant secretary of state, 1985-87; U.S. House, 1989-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1988 (13th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations - Ranking Member (State-Foreign Operations - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 17th District, Rockland and part of Westchester counties -- White Plains, Peekskill

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (NY-17 representative) Nita Lowey (D, WFM) 171,417 64.4%
Joe Carvin (R) 91,899 34.5%
Francis Morganthaler (WTP) 2,771 1%
2010 general (NY-18 representative) Nita Lowey (D) 104,836 63.4%
Jim Russell (R) 60,513 36.6%
write-ins (WRI) 67 0%
2008 general (NY-18 representative) Nita Lowey (D, WFM) 174,791 68.5%
Jim Russell (R, C) 80,498 31.5%
2006 general (NY-18 representative) Nita Lowey (D, WFM) 124,256 70.7%
Richard Hoffman (R, C) 51,450 29.3%
2004 general (NY-18 representative) Nita Lowey (D, INDC, WFM) 170,715 69.8%
Richard Hoffman (R) 73,975 30.2%
2002 general (NY-18 representative) Nita Lowey (D, WFM) 98,957 92%
Michael Reynolds (RTL) 8,558 8%
2000 general (NY-18 representative) Nita Lowey (D) 126,878 67.3%
John Vonglis (R, C) 58,022 30.8%
Florence O'Grady (RTL) 3,747 2%
1998 general (NY-18 representative) Nita M. Lowey (D) 91,623 82.8%
Daniel McMahon (C) 12,594 11.4%
Giulio A. Cavallo (INDC) 3,251 2.9%
Marion M. Connor (RTL) 3,234 2.9%
1996 general (NY-18 representative) Nita M. Lowey (D) 118,194 63.6%
Kerry J. Katsorhis (R, C) 59,487 32%
Concetta M. Ferrara (INDC) 4,283 2.3%
Florence T. O'Grady (RTL) 3,758 2%
1994 general (NY-18 representative) Nita M. Lowey (D) 91,663 57.3%
Andrew C. Hartzell Jr. (R, C) 65,517 40.9%
Florence T. O'Grady (RTL) 2,873 1.8%
1992 general (NY-18 representative) Nita M. Lowey (D) 115,841 55.6%
Joseph J. DioGuardi (R, C, RTL) 92,687 44.4%
1990 general (NY-20 representative) Nita M. Lowey (D) 82,203 63%
Glenn D. Bellitto (R) 35,575 27%
John M. Schafer (C, RTL) 13,030 10%
1988 general (NY-20 representative) Nita M. Lowey (D) 102,235 50%
Joseph J. DioGuardi (R) 96,465 47%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 57% Mitt Romney: 42%
2008 Barack Obama: 58% John McCain: 42%

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